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You Should Make These 11 Easy Donations Before Time Runs Out

It's the season for giving — and for grabbing a few more tax deductions. Here are some easy things to donate before the end of year.

Best Money Tips: 216 Affordable Gifts for Everyone on Your List

Today we found some awesome articles on 216 gifts for everyone on your list, frugal lunch ideas, and reasons to list or buy a home in December.

Best Money Tips: Nice Things to Do for People That Won't Cost Much

Today we found some awesome articles on nice things to do for people that don't cost much, gifts that keep giving, and handling holiday parties professionally.

Best Money Tips: Practical Gifts That Give Back

Today we found some awesome articles on practical gifts that give back, Veterans Day freebies, and keeping from overspending this holiday season.

5 Ways That Charitable Giving Can Improve Your Finances

Can you afford to be generous? Or can you afford NOT to be? Learn how charitable giving can actually improve your finances.

Ask the Readers: How Do You Give? (Chance to win $20!)

Many people are making resolutions to give back to their communities and charitable organizations that have impacted their lives. Others are responding to the calls for aid in Hait

Ten Great Charities that Deserve Your Dollars This Year

These are difficult economic times, but I'm getting tired of being told to spend my money on stuff, as if my personal saving habits are somehow ruining the economy. Instead of thro

Manage your charitable giving

Are you one of the people who responds to begging letters from national charitable organizations by occasionally sending money? I used to do that. In my case, it was mostly envir

Private foundations for ordinary folks

There are a lot of advantages to having a private foundation to use as the vehicle for your charitable giving. Sadly, the tax laws make setting up a private foundation impractical

Thanks, Mom

My mom is awesome. There, I've said it. My mom is really one of the best moms that anyone could ever hope for. She's always there to talk, she's fun to have around, and my whole family is really good about helping each other out. [more]

Giving is Better Than Blogging... or IS it?

Giving is better than receiving. I do sincerely believe this, as much as I like receiving. And I do like getting stuff. You know that old saying about giving a man a fish, and he'll eat for a day... [more]

Couplehood: Avoiding the Valentine Clichés

Valentine’s Day is nearly upon us, and you know what that means: lots of people are going to buy lots of dumb crap. But you are above and beyond that, because you read Wise Bread. [more]

Charitable giving - get a receipt

Here's hoping that I get this right - according to the IRS and NPR, new provisions are going into effect next year that will change the requirements for receiving a deduction on your taxes for charitable donations. [more]